Our care teams are taking extra precautions and have implemented additional safeguards to minimize exposure and support your safety in our care.
Now more than ever, we understand that getting the care you need as safely as possible is top of mind for you and your family. The right care at the right time is also critical for your long-term health. We are fully prepared to care for you and your family. And our commitment to compassionate, personalized care remains unchanged.
New care experience -- strict safety precautions
We are committed to being there for our patients and communities and continue to provide a safe care environment. And as we all embrace a new care experience, we will continue to maintain strict safety precautions when you are in our care including:
- Cleaning and disinfecting -- Performing rigorous procedures to clean and disinfect in our sites of care more frequently
- Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) -- We continue to wear face masks and additional PPE for the safety of our patients and caregivers
- Waiting rooms -- We have rearranged waiting rooms to ensure proper social distancing
Opening appointments and surgical services
As state and local restrictions are lifted and we open appointments again, Ascension hospitals and sites of care are maintaining strict precautions for your safety in our care. When you open our doors, you’ll be greeted by caregivers you already know and trust. Check with your doctor today about scheduling appointments again for your urgent and ongoing care needs, for specialty and chronic care management and for surgeries you might need or have delayed.
Specialty and essential care -- don’t delay a discussion with your doctor
Delaying care for chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, or cancer may make the condition worse. If you have been delaying your specialty care, call your doctor. Or let us help you find a doctor. Let’s talk about what’s right for your care plan right now and going forward.
Get the care you need now -- more options for care and focused on safety
We now have more options--in-person and virtual visits with doctors, pediatricians and specialists. Call your doctor. Or let us help you find a doctor. Ask about virtual visits. Let’s talk about what’s right for your care right now and going forward.
Emergency care -- our doors are always open
Delaying emergency care for major injury, heart attack or stroke, severe mental health concern or chronic disease concern may make the condition worse. Our adult and pediatric emergency rooms are open 24/7 when you or a loved one needs ER care, with strict safety precautions in place to help protect you. Do not delay, an emergency is still an emergency. Find a location.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency or difficulty breathing, go directly to the ER or dial 911.
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